Appian for the Designer

Learn to build an application.

By the end of this class, you will be able to...

  • Explain Appian's terminology and relationships between all design objects
  • Configure all types of Appian design objects
  • Develop complex business rules
  • Assemble functional process models
  • Design dynamic user interfaces
  • Integrate with web services, databases, or other systems
  • Build automated tests to verify functionality within Appian
  • Monitor performance of Appian design objects to prevent potential issues
  • Interpret and troubleshoot technical issues within Appian design objects


Designer 5-Day Designer 10-Day Partner Designer (5 Days + Project)*
Learn the fundamentals of Appian application design by providing practical experience with creating and maintaining objects, processes, and data. Learn the best practices of solution development, object design, user experience, and application deployment through a combination of lecture and coached exercises. Learn an accelerated Designer curriculum including advanced Appian concepts in a fast-paced, highly technical classroom experience just for Appian Partners.
Does not include Project or Designer Credential Waiver Includes Application Building Project to qualify for Designer Credential Waiver Includes Application Building Project to qualify for Designer Credential Waiver
Recommended Attendees
  • Tech Support
  • Dev Ops
  • Part-time Developers
  • Database Administrators
Recommended Attendees
  • Designers
  • Developers
  • Integrators
  • Appian Architects
Recommended Attendees

Partners with 12 months BPM Experience**


*Available only through an Onsite Training Order for 8 or more students.

**Participants will be required to submit a resume to verify their experience.


Topics in All Courses

  • Tempo & News
  • Sites
  • Quick Apps
  • Application Planning
  • Intro to Design Interface
  • Application Structure
  • Custom Data Types
  • Business Rules
  • Interfaces
  • UX Best Practices
  • Process Modeling
  • Debugging
  • User Input Tasks
  • Writing to Datastore Entities
  • Query Rules
  • Records
  • SAIL
  • Local Variables
  • Gateways
  • System-Generated News Posts
  • Sub-Process
  • Exceptions/Escalations
  • a!queryEntity()
  • Reports
  • Sites
  • Administration Console
  • Application Design Best Practices
  • Application Deployment
  • Community




Topics Only in the 10-Day and Partner Courses

  • Advanced Interface Design
  • Task Reports
  • Editable Grids
  • Complex/Dynamic Reports
  • Integrations
  • Application Design Project

Associated Credential
Designer Credential

Academy Online - Supporting Courseware

Introduction to Applications

Users and Groups

Rules and Constants

Process Modeling





Advanced Expressions and SAIL